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Prisons cuts leads to overcrowding checks abandonment

Title
Prisons cuts leads to overcrowding checks abandonment
Genre
News report; Interview
TX Date
28 Dec 1995
Year of production
1995
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Duration
00:04:07
Description
Jeff Collins reports on claims the prison service is being forced to scrap its official targets to control overcrowding because of budget cuts. Speakers include: Harry Fletcher, National Association of Probation Officers; Chris Scott, Prison Governors Association.
Contributors
Jeff Collins; Harry Fletcher; Chris Scott
Keywords
Budgets; Cost reduction; Prisons; Public finance; Prison reform; Living conditions; Finance; Public expenditure; Prison officers; Prisoners; Prison administration

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